Experience-driven Leader projekt202 Expands into Atlanta Market with Strategic Acquisition of Big Nerd Ranch
With addition of development and training expertise and location in Southeast, global leader in experience-driven transformation continues to expand its U.S. footprint
DALLAS/ATLANTA — June 4, 2020 — projekt202, the leading provider of experience-driven strategy, design and development, today announced its expansion into the Southeastern United States with the successful acquisition of Big Nerd Ranch, a premier digital product development and training firm headquartered in Atlanta.
“With a diverse talent base in a large, vibrant market, Atlanta is an ideal expansion opportunity for us, and Big Nerd Ranch has a strong reputation nationwide as thought leaders helping teams successfully gain the required skills to design and build digital solutions,” said projekt202 CEO and Co-founder David Lancashire. “As more organizations look to adopt experience-driven methods, we also recognize that Big Nerd Ranch’s expertise in training is needed to help companies truly transform and compete in today’s marketplace. This is an exciting step in further strengthening projekt202’s capabilities for advancing and improving our clients’ customer experiences.”
With a team of more than 110 people, Big Nerd Ranch (www.bignerdranch.com) is most known for its best-selling books and immersive, hands-on training that enables clients’ teams to develop the skills needed to build outstanding digital products. Since 2001, more than 20,000 people from leading worldwide organizations have completed Big Nerd Ranch’s training bootcamps in Android, iOS, Web, UI, React, Python, and more.
Big Nerd Ranch is also increasingly well-known for designing and building innovative and elegant digital products, partnering with their clients to build brilliance.
“As our clients face the increasing demands of an ever discriminating marketplace for their digital products, we’re excited that we can now offer them a wider range of services, as well as the opportunity to scale our world-class training across projekt202’s client base,” said Big Nerd Ranch CEO Stacy Henry. “Together, we will have an undeniable impact on Atlanta-area organizations, helping them deliver better customer experiences and achieve success through experience-driven transformation.”
The Big Nerd Ranch Guide series of programming books firmly establish them as the leader in developer training and those best practices form the foundation for the work done for their partner clients.
The strategic investment in Big Nerd Ranch and a presence in the Atlanta market continues to solidify projekt202’s position as the global leader in experience-driven transformation. In addition to Atlanta, projekt202 has U.S. offices in Austin, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, and Seattle, with recent expansion to Asia. The company has more than 450 team members in experience strategy, design, development, project management, and marketing.
Since 2003, projekt202 has brought compelling experiences to life and to market through our Experience Strategy and Insight, User Experience, Software Development, Marketing and Creative, and Program Management practices. We have a unique and established methodology for understanding people in context — by revealing their wants, needs and motivations — which drives everything we do. This clear understanding of the customer shapes the design and development of new solutions and improved experiences.
projekt202 has the expertise, teams, skills, and scale to deliver sophisticated software solutions that improve all touchpoints across the user journey. Our talented team has delivered emotionally rich and intuitive solutions for global brands and clients such as 7-Eleven, Capital One, Dell, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Samsung Electronics, and The Container Store, among many others.
projekt202 is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX).
For additional details, visit projekt202.com.